User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Wii release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.6
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.6
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 2.4
Overall User Score (5 votes) 2.5

Critic Reviews

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Nintendo Life (Feb 20, 2007)
After the recent release of the sublime Kid Icarus you might have expected the quality of NES Virtual Console games to rise, but unfortunately The Legend of Kage is an almost catastrophic true drop in standards. No need for rose tinted specs here, retro fans - this game was a stinker back in 1986 and is even worse today!
IGN (Feb 21, 2007)
It's a shame that The Legend of Kage on the NES, and now on the Virtual Console, is such a disappointment. The game actually began life as a serviceably playable arcade coin-op cabinet, published by Taito in 1985. But the downgrade in graphics, sound and feel of the gameplay was so severe in its port to Nintendo's home system that any kind of fun the arcade original may have held was washed completely away. The Legend of Kage is a horrible game. Stay away from it, no matter what.